Employment Opportunities

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Our people are what make us great

Southeast Area Transit District (SEAT) is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action Employer.  In compliance with state and federal laws, SEAT does not discriminate in employment practices because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, or any other legally protected status.  In further compliance with state and federal laws, SEAT does not discriminate against a qualified individual with a disability because of the disability of such individual in regard to job application procedures, hiring advancement, or discharge of employees, employee compensation, job training or other terms conditions, and privileges of employment.

How to Apply:

Applicants may complete an application at SEAT’s office, submit it on-line (per the detailed job description) or fax.  Applications are reviewed and applicants who best meet SEAT’s needs will be scheduled for an interview. Applications will be on file for a period of 90 days.

Applicants applying for a “Operator” position are should have their Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and be fully endorsed.  Operator applicants should have at least 3 – 5 years of experience, a clean driver’s record and no criminal background.  Employment is contingent upon satisfactorily passing a physical examination which includes a drug screen.

For your convenience – SEAT also posts job openings on Indeed.com, click the image on the right to visit a generated search for any openings we currently have and to apply online.

Current Employment Opportunities

CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE (Full & Part-Time) 

JOB DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Professionally and politely greets all customers in person and on telephone.
  • Monitors service via computer software.
  • Monitors SEAT email and social media for service inquiries.
  • Provides information about services to public in person, via telephone and social media.
  • Answers questions, complaints or complements about SEAT services and accurately enters information into on-line report system.
  • Schedules and books trips for demand-response services utilizing scheduling software.
  • Transacts in-person pass sales with cash and credit cards.
  • Completes, maintains, and updates accurate daily sales records.
  • Accurately enters data in computer software programs as needed.
  • Occasionally assists in revenue counting.
  • Attends in-service training or off-site training provided by the District.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum possession of HS Diploma/GED.
  • Familiarity with MS Office; ability to operate computers and telephones; learn scheduling software; monitor two-way radio for operating status.
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience in position requiring excellent customer service skills being empathetic and cognizant of the needs of all customers.
  • Ability to deal with stressful, high call volume situations.
  • Ability to work between 7:30 AM and 6:00 PM, Monday – Saturday. Full-time shifts may be five 8-hour shifts or four 10-hour shifts, totaling 40 hours per week.  Part-time shifts shall be regularly scheduled between 20-30 hours/week.
  • Must be able to attend training.
  • Must be able to effectively speak, read, write, and comprehend Basic English; bilingual (Spanish) is preferred.

We offer competitive compensation and excellent full-time benefits including, medical, dental, vision, life, disability, paid vacation and personal days, 457k and an EAP program.  Starting pay rate:  $17.50/Hour

We will contact only those candidates who most closely match our requirements. Applications accepted until position is filled.

SEAT is an AA/EEO Employer

DIESEL MECHANIC (Full Time) 

 The District is the region’s public transportation provider with a strong public service and safety ethic. We are looking for an energetic, conscientious, and detail-oriented individual who enjoys making a difference, a quick learner who can take the initiative, and someone who enjoys being part of a small team that takes pride in their service to the community.

JOB DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintains SEAT’s vehicles, including heavy-duty diesel buses and gasoline minibuses and support vehicles.
  • Inspects, diagnoses and performs repairs on major components.
  • Makes road calls and test drives vehicles.
  • Occasionally maintains and repairs shop tools, equipment and facilities.
  • Occasionally services and fuels vehicles.
  • Completes work orders and other necessary documentation.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Two Years’ experience as a diesel mechanic or any comparable combination of education/experience.
  • Proficient in use of electronic diagnostic tools.
  • Requires analytical, problem-solving and organizational skills with ability to make independent decisions guided by a commitment to safety.
  • Ability to communicate (verbal and written) in English
  • Must provide his/her own personal hand tools.
  • Ability to travel for training.
  • Ability to work nights and weekends
  • Valid Class B Commercial Driver’s License
  • Ability to obtain Forklift Certification.
  • Ability to obtain A/C 609 Certification and/or appropriate ASE certifications.

We offer competitive compensation wage range $26.00 – $32.00 per hour depending on experience (bonus for appropriate ASE certifications) and excellent benefits including, medical, dental, vision, life, disability, paid vacation and personal days, 457k and an EAP program.

Due to the anticipated volume of responses, we will contact only those candidates who most closely match our requirements. Applications accepted until position is filled.

SEAT is an EEO/AA Employer

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